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Research by Dr. Dass Indicates that Companies May Need New Approaches to Retaining Employees

Research conducted by Dr. Mayukh Dass, J.B. Hoskins Associate Professor of Marketing, and colleagues – Piyush Kumar, University of Georgia, and Omer Topaloglu, Eastern Illinois University – aims to showcase how companies can better utilize employee satisfaction programs to retain employees. Their research, titled “Understanding the Drivers of Job Satisfaction of Frontline Service Employees, Learning […]

Dr. Rodney Thomas Honored as Reviewer of the Year for the Journal of Business Logistics

Dr. Rodney Thomas, Assistant Professor of Marketing, has been named Reviewer of the Year for the Journal of Business Logistics for his reviews in 2013. Dr. Thomas, who has been a member of the journal’s editorial review board since 2011, was selected for the award due to his review quality, timeliness – including a shorter-than-35-day […]

CMC Welcomes David Mason and Mary Hart

The Career Management Center welcomes David Mason and Mary Hart, both of who will work to develop students’ professional documents and career readiness. David will serve as the Associate Director of Professional Documents. In this role, he will work with students on their resumes, cover letters and all other professional documents in order to help […]

2014 Summer Internship Spotlight: Sagar Parikh, BNSF Railway

Major: Finance (concentration in Real Estate) Minor: Public Relations Hometown: Tucumcari, New Mexico Expected Graduation Date: May 2015 Internship: BNSF Railway Throughout his time at the Rawls College, Sagar Parikh has been actively involved both inside and outside the classroom. As a student, Sagar has been on the Dean’s List and President’s List multiple times […]

Rawls College Adds 10 Terry Scholars at Texas Tech University

Ten Rawls College of Business students were recipients of the Terry Foundation Scholarship for the 2014-15 Academic Year. The Terry Foundation is a Houston-based scholarship program founded to provide scholarships to outstanding Texas High school graduates for attendance at public colleges and universities within the state. For 2013-14, the Rawls College had six students who […]

Rawls Alumnus Eric Rems Launches Innovative Web Company, AbridgeME

In a time where information is both abundant and easier to access than ever before, there still remains a relatively uninformed audience. Current Wall Street professional and 2006 alumnus Eric Rems, who holds degrees in Finance and Economics, aims to address this lack of knowledge through his new, innovative content and reference site: AbridgeME, a […]

2014 Summer Internship Spotlight: Rachel Crook, ConocoPhillips

Major: Graduate student in the 150-hour Program in Accounting Hometown: Amarillo, Texas Expected Graduation Date: May 2015 Internship: ConocoPhillips As a graduate student in the 150-hour Program in Accounting, Rachel Crook has worked hard to distinguish herself as an exciting prospect after graduation, and she plans to sit for the CPA exam in February 2015 […]

Area of Energy, Economic & Law Faculty Members Help Develop Economic Impact Report for Pipeline Industry

This story was courtesy of George Watson, Texas Tech Office of Communications & Marketing A group of four Texas Tech University professors – including Area of Energy, Economics and Law faculty members Terry McInturff and Bradley Ewing – were the driving forces behind a report commissioned by the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA) to show the […]

Laura Sanders Honored as Staff Employee of the Quarter

Laura Sanders, Associate Director of Employee Relations for the Career Management Center, has been awarded the Rawls College Staff Employee of the Quarter. In her role for the CMC, which she joined in 2008, Sanders is integral in both fostering positive relationships with companies that hire Rawls students and providing the appropriate feedback to help […]

2014 Summer Internship Spotlight: Matthew Frosoni, Under Armour

Major: Marketing and Management, Concentration in Entrepreneurship Hometown: Lubbock, Texas Expected Graduation Date: December 2015 Internship: 2014 Football Grassroots Recruit, Under Armour During his time at the Rawls College, Matthew Frosoni has been involved in various organizations including the Tech Marketing Association, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society and Alpha Sigma […]